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James H.

Top Tutor 4 HS/College - Mathematics, SAT/GRE, Economics

Los Altos, CA (94024)

Travel radius
15 miles
Hourly fee
$75.00
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I am an excellent tutor for mathematics (from pre-algebra to advanced calculus and statistics) and economics/finance, both for high school and college students. I have a special skill for making math notation and concepts more easily understood, helping retention and test-taking skills considerably.

I am a patient, engaging tutor with an easy-going personal style. I am a semi-retired business professional with a great love for and interest in mathematics. I have Master's degrees in Mathematics (Stanford) and Economics (University of Santa Clara). I enjoy working with students and their teachers to ensure maximum benefit from our mutual investment in each student's success.

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James’s subjects

Math:
ACT Math, Actuarial Science, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Discrete Math, Econometrics, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Logic, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, Statistics, Trigonometry
Computer:
Mathematica, Microsoft Excel
Business:
Accounting, Economics, Finance, GMAT, GRE, Microsoft Excel
Homeschool:
Accounting, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Calculus, Economics, Geometry, Precalculus, SAT Math, Statistics
Test Preparation:
ACT Math, GMAT, GRE, SAT Math
Corporate Training:
Accounting, Economics, Finance, GMAT, Microsoft Excel, Statistics

Economics

I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics from the University of Santa Clara. My specialty is in Microeconomics, but I am very familiar with all the major aspects of free-market economic theory, including Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Money & Banking and International Economics.

Finance

I have strong Financial background/experience: I am a Chartered Financial Analyst (Level I), I have a Master's degree in Applied Economics (including financial economics), and I have a CPA license.

I know the subject matter of finance well, including the mathematics of finance up through stochastic calculus for Black-Scholes / option pricing.

GMAT

I am an excellent tutor for GMAT preparation, specifically for the quantitative portion of the exam that covers data analysis, reasoning skills, pattern recognition and foundational algebra/calculus skills that are considered critical for most MBA programs.

I have an undergraduate degree in Mathematics (Santa Clara U), a Masters Degree in Engineering (Stanford) and a Masters degree from the Grad School of Business at Santa Clara U. For my own test results, I received at total score of 748 on the GMAT (97%+ range).

Precalculus

I have an Bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Santa Clara and a Master's degree in mathematics/engineering from Stanford University.

I'm a patient tutor with a positive, collaborative approach to building mathematical skills for algebra, pre-calculus, calculus (single variable) and advanced calculus (multi-variable).

Pre-calculus skills are very valuable for success on the mathematics section of the SAT exam and the SAT Math level 1/2 exams for advanced students.

SAT Math

I received a perfect score on the SAT math section. I have a master's degree in Mathematics from Stanford University. I am an amateur mathematician with a lifelong love of mathematics.

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Education

University of Santa Clara (Mathematics)

Stanford University (Master's)

Univeristy of Santa Clara (Master's)

Great tutor — Jim has been tutoring my daughter for about 2 months, 2 hours per week. Her SAT is this coming Saturday. I feel like my daughter is as prepared as she can be, given the limited time she has to study. Jim has been great-- punctual, uplifting (which is very important for a teenager), all around professional and resourceful, helping her both address unanswered questions from her regular homework and ...

— Katia from Menlo Park, CA on 10/29/13

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $75.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

James will travel within 15 miles of Los Altos, CA 94024.

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